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Featured Review: Echoes Between Us (Katie McGarry)

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About This Book: Echoes Between Us  is bestselling author Katie McGarry’s breakout teen contemporary novel about a girl with everything to lose and the boy who will do anything to save her. Veronica sees ghosts. More specifically, her mother's ghost. The afterimages of blinding migraines caused by the brain tumor that...
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Spotlight on Echoes Between Us (Katie McGarry), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Echoes Between Us  by Katie McGarry.  Read on for more about Katie and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Katie McGarry!     KATIE MCGARRY is an award winning and critically acclaimed young adult novelist. The author of Only a Breath Apartand...
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Angel Lambert
Omg I'm so excited for this one!!
Monday, 06 January 2020 17:10
Tammy VanScoy
I love McGarry's books. Her stories always grab and pull me in quickly. Looking forward to reading this one.
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 14:03
Brittany
So excited for this! The cover is absolutely stunning!
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 08:02
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Spotlight on Only A Breath Apart (Katie McGarry), Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Only A Breath Apart  by Katie McGarry.  Read on for more about Katie and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!            Meet  Katie McGarry ! Katie is the author of the PUSHING THE LIMITS series, THUNDER ROAD series, SAY YOU’LL REMEMBER...
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Dianna G.
I've seen this book cover at least 3 times today -- it's so cute and dreamy. I love books with paranormal themes like this. Def... Read More
Thursday, 24 January 2019 21:05
Debra Branigan
Your cover is lovely and your storyline will attract your readers. I can't wait to read this one. Good luck with your novel.... Read More
Sunday, 27 January 2019 15:55
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover!! Can't wait for this book!
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 18:04
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Featured Review: Only A Breath Apart (Katie McGarry)

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About This Book:   Bestselling author Katie McGarry’s trademark wrong-side-of-the-tracks romance is given a new twist in the gritty YA contemporary novel, Only a Breath Apart.   Jesse Lachlin is cursed.  So the town folklore says, but while Jesse’s had his fair share of tragedy, the only curse he believes is...
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Sneak Peek, Exclusive Offer, + Giveaway for SAY YOU'LL REMEMBER ME by Katie McGarry!

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Today we're excited to share a sneak peek  Say You'll Remember Me  by Katie McGarry!  Read on for more about Katie and her book, plus an excerpt, exclusive offer and a giveaway!    Hi everyone! I'm so excited that my next stand-alone novel,  Say You'll Remember Me , will be released on ...
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Tiffany Engler
I love the purple on the cover and I think this book sounds amazing!
Thursday, 25 January 2018 09:26
Precious J Hernandez
A contemporary I’m definitely interested in. Love the Ferris wheel on the cover.
Sunday, 28 January 2018 01:42
Melanie Bracco
I absolutely love the cover and the synopsis sounds great!
Monday, 29 January 2018 16:47
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Giveaway: Crash Into You by Katie McGarry (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Crash Into You by Katie McGarry (US/Canada)
CRASH INTO YOU by Katie McGarry Release Date: December 2013     About the Book High school junior Rachel Young works hard to be the “good girl” she thinks her wealthy family expects her to be. Nobody knows about the uncontrollable panic attacks that are taking a toll on her health....
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Taylor Knight
It's Pushing the Limits, right?
Friday, 01 November 2013 11:11
Taylor Knight
It's Pushing the Limits, right?
Friday, 01 November 2013 11:16
Heather Sunseri
Loved Pushing the Limits!
Friday, 01 November 2013 12:23
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